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Summary on combatting illegal logging released

The EU has released a summary of the publication Lessons from the EU FLEGT Action Plan.

Report of the 8th FLEGT annual coordination meeting is available

The report  of the eighth FLEGT annual coordination meeting, which took place on 9-11 October 2013, is available. About 150 people from the European Commission, the European...

Brief on VPAs and poverty reduction is now available in French and Spanish

A driving feature of the EU FLEGT Action Plan and VPAs is the EU’s strong commitment to poverty reduction.

China and VPA countries share experiences stopping illegal trade in timber

Chinese policy makers and timber industry members met for the first time with representatives of five African countries and Indonesia to enhance cooperation in a global effort to stop illegal...

Stakeholders in Ghana shape a framework to monitor effects of the VPA

The first meeting of the joint Ghana–EU working group on impact monitoring took place at the Little Acre Hotel in Aburi in Ghana on 13–14 August. Ghana is the first VPA partner...

8th annual meeting of FLEGT projects shows shared commitment to combatting illegal logging

The EU remains fully committed to leading global efforts to fight illegal logging through the implementation of the FLEGT Action Plan.

Regional Workshop on Capacity Building Needs to Support Forest Law Enforcement Governance and Trade (FLEGT) in Asia

This workshop will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on 16 and 17 October 2013 and will provide an overview of international timber market requirements and the available support programmes in the region.

FLEGT incorporated into regional SFM training in Mekong Region

Twelve forestry officials from Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam took part in APFNet’s Training for DG Level Forestry Officials from the Mekong Region, held in Kunming,...

The Facility publishes a brief titled ‘How can a VPA contribute to poverty reduction?’

The EU FLEGT Action Plan and Voluntary Partnership Agreements are based on the European Union’s strong commitment to poverty reduction.

Workshop builds understanding of VPAs in Myanmar

The EU and Myanmar’s Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry held a workshop on the EU FLEGT Action Plan in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, from 16 to 18 July.

NGOs in Lao PDR attend workshop on FLEGT

Village Focus International held a workshop in Vientiane on 21 June to inform non-profit organisations working in the south of the country about the EU FLEGT Action Plan.

Summary of the recent illegal logging meeting at Chatham House available

The 21st Illegal Logging Stakeholder Consultation and Update Meeting was held at Chatham House on 7 and 8 February 2013, bringing together around 250 representatives from government, civil society...

EU FAO FLEGT Programme issues a call for project proposals

The EU FAO FLEGT Programme issued a call for project proposals on 1 March 2013. Organisations and institutions in countries negotiating or implementing a Voluntary Partnership Agreement are...

EFI publishes the Governance Research Agenda for FLEGT

The Governance Research Agenda for FLEGT, whose purpose is to support the aims of the EU FLEGT Action Plan, is now available.

Inauguration: EFI’s EU FLEGT Asia China Office

The new European Forest Institute’s EU FLEGT Asia China Joint Project Office opened on 14 November, in Beijing, in a private ceremony.

Needs Assessment for the EU–China Joint Training Course on FLEGT undergoes peer review

A peer review meeting of a needs assessment to look into the EU – China Joint Training Course was attended by 15 representatives of government agencies, universities and related organisations.

Two new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) documents translated

Two new documents with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the EU Timber Regulation have been published by the European Forest Institute’s EU FLEGT Facility.

Peer Review of Needs Assessment for EU China Joint Training Course for FLEGT

The Peer Review meeting, involving 15 participants from government agencies, universities and other related organizations was held on 16 September at the People’s University of China (Renmin...

New EFI publication summarises progress on the FLEGT Action Plan

In late 2010, the European Commission and EU Member States reviewed the implementation of the EU Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Action Plan, known as the FLEGT Action Plan.

EUTR perspectives - The non-governmental organisation (NGO) view

The EU Timber Regulation (EUTR) is the element of the EU FLEGT Action Plan that has seen most heated discussion between NGOs and the European Commission.
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